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Premier League: Arsenal vs Aston Villa – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Premier League game between Arsenal and Aston Villa who meet up this coming Sunday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Aston Villa hope to close the gap a little on Premier League leaders Arsenal, when they face off Emirates Stadium in a round 33 match on Sunday.

Arsenal have taken the lead in the Premier League after collecting 71 points from their initial 31 encounters. The Villans trail by 11 points after 32 rounds, leaving them as number 5 in the table on 60 points.


Form: Arsenal vs Aston Villa

Arsenal Form

Arsenal look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last 3 matches saw them gain 7 points. They ran out 2-0 and 0-3 against Luton and Brighton respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Bayern Munich, who claimed a point in a 2-2 draw. Arsenal have been in potent form at Emirates Stadium, winning no less than five of the past six Premier League matches here. They also hammered in 16 goals, while letting in five as they also lost once.

Aston Villa Form

Aston Villa collected four points in their past three outings, in which they were defeated 4-1 against Manchester City. They followed up, drawing 3-3 with Brentford, before winning 2-1 against Lille. Aston Villa won half their previous six away matches in the Premier League, as well as seeing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored 12 goals whilst conceding eight.

Betting stats for Arsenal and Aston Villa

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Arsenal and Aston Villa played across all tournaments.

  • Arsenal have not lost 21 of the last 23 home matches
  • Arsenal have not lost 21 of the last 23 home matches in the Premier League
  • Arsenal have won 12 of the last 14 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Arsenal have scored in 24 of the last 26 home matches in the Premier League
  • Arsenal have not lost the last 10 matches in a row in the Premier League
  • Aston Villa have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches in the Premier League
  • In 8 of the last 10 away matches Aston Villa played in the Premier League, both teams scored
  • Aston Villa have not lost 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Aston Villa matches in the Premier League, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 8 of the last 10 Aston Villa away matches in the Premier League, the sum of goals was over 2.5

In-form players: Arsenal vs Aston Villa

Ollie Watkins look like great value to find the back of the net on Sunday, having hit the target four times in recent Premier League matches for The Villans. His total for the season says 18 goals scored in this Premier League campaign. With four goals lately for Arsenal in the Premier League, Kai Havertz is also a player worth mentioning.

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Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at Emirates Stadium across all tournaments Arsenal won seven times, drew one and lost two times. Aston Villa claimed four wins, four draw and two defeats in their last 10 games away. Amazingly, Arsenal are on a streak of 11 matches without defeat.

Both teams to score

Arsenal scored the first goal of the game an impressive eight times out of the last ten games. Aston Villa scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. Arsenal have not conceded a goal in 3 consecutive games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive away games Aston Villa played. Arsenal managed to open the scoreline in no less than eight of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Aston Villa performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games. Aston Villa have scored in 4 consecutive meetings with Arsenal when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Arsenal, who scored an average of 2.5 goals along the way. In the last ten games for Aston Villa, seven of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of two times goals per game themselves.

Recommended tip: Arsenal vs Aston Villa

To summarize, the upcoming Premier League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Arsenal vs Aston Villa mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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